|August 1, 2008 Total Solar Eclipse Umbral and Pemumbral Paths - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab|
On Friday, August 1, 2008, a total eclipse of the Sun is visible from within a narrow corridor that traverses half the Earth. The path of the Moon's umbral shadow begins in Canada and extends across northern Greenland, the Artic, central Russia, Mongolia and China. A partial eclipse is seen within the much broader path of the Moon's penumbral shadow, which includes northeastern North America, most of Europe and Asia...
Keywords: Earth, HDTV, Moon, Solar Eclipse; What -- Sun; What -- Earth; What -- Moon; Where -- Canada; Where -- Greenland; Where -- Russia; Where -- Mongolia; Where -- China